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Oscars: Date Set for March 2023 Ceremony and Other Key Events

The 95th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announced on Friday. As always, the ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will air live on ABC in more than 200 territories around the world. The Oscars haven’t […]

John Zaritsky, Oscar-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Dies at 79

Veteran Canadian filmmaker John Zaritsky, who earned an Oscar in 1983 for best documentary feature for Just Another Missing Kid, has died. He was 79. Zaritsky died on March 30 due to heart failure at the Vancouver General hospital, according to his family. His prolific doc output included Men Don’t Cry: Prostate Cancer Stories, which he […]

Critic’s Notebook: Chris Rock Kicks Off Comedy Tour With Uncharacteristic Vulnerability

In his first public appearance since Sunday's Oscar ceremony, the comedian bares his soul — but not about the topic on everyone's mind.

Oscars: 15 of the Night’s Most Stunning Jewelry Looks as Seen on Zendaya, Billie Eilish and More

Several blink-and-you’ll-miss-it jewelry moments happened at Sunday’s 94th Academy Awards, from stunning high-jewelry necklaces tucked beneath tuxedo shirts to rings that might not be noticed unless the wearer was also holding an Oscar. When spectacular diamonds catch the light or beautifully frame the face of a gorgeous actress, that added layer of luxe contributes to […]

Oscars Producer Will Packer on Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock: “This Was a Very Painful Moment for Me”

Oscars 2022 producer Will Packer took to Twitter again on Monday morning to address one of the most shocking moments in Oscars history, which unfolded Sunday night when an enraged Will Smith struck presenter Chris Rock onstage at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Packer didn’t officially comment on the incident Sunday night, but posted this […]

Oscars: The Best Dressed Men, From Timothee Chalamet to Andrew Garfield, Were Anything But Basic

The peacocks were out in force Sunday evening at the 94th Academy Awards, with the stylish men of Hollywood embracing classic elegance, brilliant colors and artful jewels in equal measure. While black and navy tuxes prevailed as the popular choices, many actors and musicians opted for vivid tones of blue or red for their evening […]

Oscars: Red and Old-Hollywood Glamour Rule the Night Among Best-Dressed Women

Less than an hour into arrivals at Sunday’s 94th Academy Awards, it was clear that red would be the color trend of the night, with Rosie Perez (in Christian Siriano), Kirsten Dunst (in vintage Christian Lacroix), Marlee Matlin (in Monique Lhuillier), Jennifer Garner (in Brandon Maxwell) and Ariana DeBose (in Valentino) among the actresses turning […]

Beyonce, Billie Eilish Among Original Song Nominees to Take the Oscars Stage

At Sunday night’s Oscars, four of the five nominated songs were performed live onstage. First-time nominees including Beyoncé and Billie Eilish sang renditions of their recognized tracks, while Sebastián Yatra and Reba McEntire took the stage to perform in honor of their respective nominated writers.  Beyoncé opened the ceremony with a showstopping performance of “Be […]

Oscars: ‘Drive My Car’ Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi Thanks His Actors for Best International Film Win

Japanese drama Drive My Car, the favorite to win in the best international film category at the Academy Awards Sunday night, took home the statue as expected — giving Japan its first Oscar win in 14 years. The film’s writer and director Ryusûke Hamaguchi used his moment at the Dolby Theatre podium to express his […]

A Historic ‘CODA’ Win for Apple and Will Smith Confrontation Cap a Strange Oscars

CODA, Apple’s indie movie with a mostly deaf cast, won best picture, capping a historic — and bizarre — Oscars. The first streaming movie to claim the film industry’s top honor, CODA also won the adapted screenplay prize for its writer-director, Sian Heder, and the supporting actor award for Troy Kotsur.  While marking a noteworthy […]

Oscars: Beyonce Delivers Stunning Opening Performance From Compton Tennis Courts

Beyoncé opened the 2022 Oscars with a satellite performance from the tennis courts of Compton, California. She was joined by a full entourage of dancers in pale green gowns to match her own feathery ensemble and the green surfaces of the tennis courts, like the ones where the Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, played growing […]

Why Troy Kotsur Picked a Deep Green Tuxedo for the Oscars: “Tan Tones Wouldn’t Work For Him”

There’s a reason Troy Kotsur, nominated for best supporting actor at the 2022 Oscars for his work in CODA, is wearing deep green at the 94th annual Academy Awards — beyond the fact that he likes the color. The actor, who was identified as deaf when he was 9 months old, not only requires a […]